Polytechnical University of Kabul
Kabul Polytechnic is a university located in Kabul
Kabul , spelt Caubul in some classic literatures, is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan. It is also the capital of the Kabul Province, located in the eastern section of Afghanistan...

, Afghanistan
Afghanistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in the centre of Asia, forming South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. With a population of about 29 million, it has an area of , making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world...

 and was established in 1963 in Karte Mamourin area beside the Intercontinental Hotel
InterContinental Hotel, Kabul
The Inter-Continental is a three star hotel located in the Kârte Parwân neighbourhood in western Kabul, Afghanistan. It served as the nation's first international luxury hotel, one of the most visited by foreigners since its opening in 1969...

. The university has three faculties with 19 sub-departments, including 11 professional and 8 general subject departments.

In June 2002, the first government of Afghanistan was formed by the Loya Jirga
Loya jirga
A loya jirga is a type of jirga regarded as "grand assembly," a phrase in the Pashto language meaning "grand council." A loya jirga is a mass meeting usually prepared for major events such as choosing a new king, adopting a constitution, or discussing important national political or emergency...

which took place at a tent on the campus of the Polytechnical University. The tent was especially built for housing the gathering of the 1500 representatives.
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